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Ishant Sharma

Ishant Sharma

Born September 2, 1988
Delhi
Age 27 Years, 5 Months, 8 Days
National Side India
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Right-arm fast medium
Batting Rank Test - NA, ODI - NA
Bowling Rank Test - 19, ODI - 71
Teams Played India, India A, India Red, North Zone, Rest of India, Kolkata, Hyderabad, India, Delhi, Hyderabad
Man of the Match Test - 2, ODI - 3, T20I - 0, IPL - 2, CL - 0,
Career Span 2007 - 2015, 2007 - 2016, 2008 - 2013, 2008 - 2015, 2013,

As India's stock of pace bowlers continued to deplete due to fitness issues, a lanky lad from Delhi profited best. Being the selectors'; perpetual option as a stand-in, Ishant Sharma has been on the periphery of the Indian team since his Test debut against Bangladesh in 2007.

Ishant Sharma OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 681003855131 v AUS006108.8828.72140
ODI 8028137213 v SL00604.8035.46190
T20I 143285* v SL00108.0088.8840
IPL 661814379 v HYD00 219.2580.43130
CL 300--0000-0.00--

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w5wAvgE/RS/R
Test 1192236.342974172017/74 v ENG21736.903.3166.76
ODI 78622.12935631154/34 v SL7030.985.7232.46
T20I 1446.2040082/34 v BAN0 050.008.6334.75
IPL 66238.531902555/12 v KOC1134.587.9626.05
CL 312.0010832/36 v TT0036.009.0024.00

Ishant Sharma AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Australia 19 30 11 167 31 0 0 22 / 0 8.78 29.19 4 0
Bangladesh 4 3 1 21 13 0 0 4 / 0 10.50 30.00 - -
England 11 19 8 80 13 0 0 8 / 0 7.27 23.73 1 0
New Zealand 6 7 1 61 26 0 0 8 / 0 10.16 44.85 2 0
Pakistan 1 1 1 0 0* 0 0 0 / 0 - 0.00 2 0
South Africa 11 15 6 49 23 0 0 7 / 0 5.44 28.82 2 0
Sri Lanka 10 17 7 133 31* 0 0 8 / 0 13.30 25.82 3 0
West Indies 6 8 3 40 17 0 0 4 / 0 8.00 35.08 0 0
Total 68 100 38 551 31 v AUS 0 0 61/0 7.93 27.19 14 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvg E/RS/R
Australia 34 607.1 107 2019 45 4/77 6 / 0 44.86 3.32 80.95
Bangladesh 7 81.0 14 284 10 4/66 1 / 0 28.40 3.50 48.60
England 17 420.0 81 1341 35 7/74 4 / 1 38.31 3.19 72.00
New Zealand 11 224.4 41 769 30 6/51 3 / 2 25.63 3.42 44.93
Pakistan 2 39.1 13 140 5 5/118 0 / 1 28.00 3.57 47.00
South Africa 19 338.1 70 1074 21 4/79 1 / 0 51.14 3.17 96.61
Sri Lanka 17 293.3 50 1082 28 5/54 4 / 1 38.64 3.68 62.89
West Indies 12 232.5 53 708 27 6/55 2 / 2 26.22 3.04 51.74
Total 119 2235.5 429 7417 201 5/118 v PAK 21/7 35.15 3.36 63.09

ODI

T20I

IPL

CL

Ishant Sharma LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 43 71 25 404 31 v AUS 0 0 43 / 0 8.78 29.53 7 0
Home 25 29 13 147 31 v AUS 0 0 18 / 0 9.18 26.72 7 0
Total 68 100 38 551 31 v AUS 0 0 61/0 8.98 28.13 14 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
Away 74 1488.2 261 5227 138 7/74 v ENG 14 / 6 37.87 3.51 64.71
Home 45 748.1 168 2190 63 5/54 v SL 7 / 1 34.76 2.92 71.25
Total 119 2236.3 429 7417 201 7/74 v ENG 21/7 36.32 3.22 67.98

ODI

T20I

IPL

CL

Ishant Sharma YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/O RHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
2007 2 1 1 0 0* v PAK 0 0 0 / 0 - 0.00 2 0
2008 13 20 11 118 23 v AUS 0 0 12 / 0 13.11 30.17 3 0
2009 4 4 0 24 18 v NZ 0 0 3 / 0 6.00 39.34 1 0
2010 11 17 7 176 31 v AUS 0 0 22 / 0 17.60 28.34 4 0
2011 12 19 6 82 17 v WI 0 0 6 / 0 6.30 26.53 1 0
2012 5 9 1 44 16 v AUS 0 0 7 / 0 5.50 29.33 - -
2013 6 8 2 15 4 v SA 0 0 1 / 0 2.50 21.42 1 0
2014 8 14 6 68 26 v NZ 0 0 8 / 0 8.50 32.53 1 0
2015 7 8 4 24 10 v SL 0 0 2 / 0 6.00 23.30 1 0
Total 68 100 38 551 31 v AUS 0 0 61/0 7.28 25.66 14 0

Bowling Performance

  IOMRWBest3w/5wAvgE/RS/R
2007 4 52.1 15 189 6 5/118 v PAK 0 / 1 31.50 3.62 52.16
2008 22 392.3 67 1201 38 4/77 v AUS 5 / 0 31.60 3.05 61.97
2009 6 127.2 21 469 10 4/73 v NZ 1 / 0 46.90 3.68 76.40
2010 20 323.4 56 1240 33 4/43 v NZ 5 / 0 37.57 3.83 58.84
2011 22 487.5 100 1578 43 6/55 v WI 3 / 2 36.69 3.23 68.06
2012 7 161.0 28 529 7 3/49 v ENG 1 / 0 75.57 3.28 138.00
2013 12 187.0 40 578 12 4/79 v SA 1 / 0 48.16 3.09 93.50
2014 14 346.0 60 1192 38 7/74 v ENG 4 / 3 31.36 3.44 54.63
2015 12 159.0 42 441 14 5/54 v SL 1 / 1 31.50 2.77 68.14
Total 119 2235.5 429 7417 201 5/118 v PAK 21/7 41.21 3.33 74.63

ODI

T20I

IPL

CL

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
0(2) & DNB 1/28 & 0/23 v South Africa Dec 03, 2015
0*(0) & 1*(3) 0/4 & 0/20 v South Africa Nov 25, 2015
DNB 0/40 v South Africa Nov 14, 2015
6(9) & 2*(6) 5/54 & 3/32 v Sri Lanka Aug 28, 2015
2(21) & DNB 2/68 & 1/41 v Sri Lanka Aug 20, 2015

ISHANT SHARMA's profile

As India's stock of pace bowlers continued to deplete due to fitness issues, a lanky lad from Delhi profited best. Being the selectors'; perpetual option as a stand-in, Ishant Sharma has been on the periphery of the Indian team since his Test debut against Bangladesh in 2007.

With a privileged height of 6 feet 4 inches and a combination of a high arm delivery action and genuine speed, a determined five-for against the touring Pakistan side in 2008 in what was only his third taste of Test cricket endeared Sharma to many. With Zaheer Khan and Sreesanth out of contention, the Delhiite grew in stature recording speeds unseen since the times of Javagal Srinath. He represented Kolkata in the inaugural edition of the Indian T20 league before moving to the Hyderabad franchise.

It was Venkatesh Prasad, Srinath's bowling partner who coached Sharma. Prasad helped him to introduce variation in his bowling, art of reverse swing, resulting in his affirmation on the world stage. Sharma was notably responsible for Ricky Ponting's repeated dismissals, during encounters, both home and away in 2008 and is probably what comes to mind first when his name is raised. His career took a path of decline after his initial dream run in Tests and ODIs and in spite of completing 50 Tests, his average hovers in the high 30s. Sharma's 10 wickets in the 2013 Champions Trophy in England was one of the fine highlights of his ODI career. After his brilliant Champions Trophy performance, his performances dropped against Australia, South Africa and New Zealand. Due to poor form, he wasn’t included in the World T20 squad. Recently, he admitted that he had thought of quitting ODIs after he was dropped from the national side. Sharma will be representing the Hyderabad franchise once again in the 2014 edition of the Indian T20 League after he was bought for 2.6 crores during the auction.